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Remembered Today: Corporal 240841 Leonard Frank Green, 1/8th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

Leonard Frank Green, known as Len, was born in Birmingham on 2nd September 1896, the second son of Harold and Mary Green. Len grew up in Sparkhill but by 1911 his father, a tailor, had opened an outfitters on the High Street, Broadway, and Len completed his education at Broadway Council School. 126 more words

First World War

Local and Family History drop-in session

As part of the World of Words Festival 2014 in Inverurie we are holding a drop-in session upstairs in Inverurie Library on Friday 5th September from 2 pm – 4 pm. 156 more words

Events

The South West of England: Pt 1 - Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

This was the start of another epic trip as we embarked on our Summer Holidays for 2014 with Gemma’s parents, which would take us through 5 Counties, 5 Cities, and Land’s End itself. 2,183 more words

Travel

Dharamshala’s secrets unveiled

Norbulingka Monastery, Dharamshala

  • Ambica Gulati

It is a meeting of young cousins, Meera, Tara and Samir, a holiday which spins off an adventure. In the quiet, spiritual town of Dharamshala a storm is brewing. 989 more words

Travel

Devoran in WW2 - part 1

As well as the information in the Index of WW2 surnames from Devoran War Memorial blog posts, here is a little more on life in wartime Devoran in WW2 from several sources, some now out of print and difficult to find. 1,567 more words

Cornwall

WW1 Commemorations in Badsey, 6th - 14th September 2014

The Badsey Society are looking for First World War stories about the men and women from Badsey, Worcestershire. Articles, including photos and any other memorabilia, not exceeding 1,000 words, are requested to be submitted to Maureen Spinks (maureen.spinks-@-btopenworld.com) and will be included in the Festival of Churches exhibition to be held in September and then subsequently deposited in the Badsey Society Archive. 259 more words

First World War